Mr. Anderson is a litigator who specializes in the areas of civil rights defense, municipality defense, and tort litigation. He has served as lead counsel in more than 25 jury trials and has argued numerous appeals in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Anderson has also served as an expert witness based upon his knowledge and experience in the field of civil rights.

In 1994, Mr. Anderson graduated magna cum laude from Southern Utah University with a bachelor of arts in history. Two years later he earned a master of arts degree in history from Utah State University, graduating summa cum laude. In 1999, he received his Juris Doctor degree from Brigham Young University

Mr. Anderson was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 1999. He joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing in 2001 and is currently co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Anderson represents clients in both federal and state court. In his spare time, Mr. Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife, Lanta, and their children. His other interests include running and weightlifting.

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Defense


  • Southern Utah University
  • Utah State University
  • Brigham Young University


  • Nevada 1999
  • United States District Court, Nevada
  • Ninth Circuit Court


  • State Bar of Nevada


  • Legal Elite – Nevada Business Magazine, 2017
  • MYVEGAS Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, 2015
  • Desert Companion Top Lawyer (Civil Rights), 2014